Stroke: Early treatment of hypertension in the acute phase / Stroke: Renin-angiotensin system inhibitors/blockers to reduce recurrent stroke
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
Stroke. 2003 Jul;34(7):1699-703 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN stroke, hypertension in the early acute phase The Use of
modest blood pressure reduction by angiotensin II receptor blockers, candesartan
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
no treatment of hypertension
To reduce cumulative 12-month mortality and reduce vascular events. No cardio-cerebrovascular event occurred as a result of hypotension